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Cambodian Friendly Units File (FANK) [Translation Version], 11/1961 - 3/1977 (info) Search
Title: Cambodian Friendly Units Files, created, 1/1970 - 3/1977, documenting the period 11/1961 - 3/1977
Creator: Department of Defense. Office of the Director for Planning and Evaluation. (05/18/1976 - 04/28/1977) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Data Files
Textual Records
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Other Titles: FANK (Forces Armees Nationales Khmeres)
Location: National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3574; EMAIL:
Inclusive Dates: 1/1970 - 3/1977
Coverage Dates: 11/1961 - 3/1977
Date Note: Although the system was operational from January 1970 to March 1977, it includes some records dating prior to January 1970.
Part of: Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Function and Use: The agency used the Cambodian Friendly Units Files to facilitate and support analysis of Cambodian armed forces combat performance and to provide a basis for National Security Council policy on Cambodia during the Cambodian War.
Scope & Content Note: This series contains data on over 900 military units in the Cambodian Armed Forces (Forces Armees Nationales Khmeres) that were friendly to the allied side during the Cambodian War and the Vietnam War. Records may include the unit's identity, size, military branch, authorized and actual strength, status and equipment, types of military missions, name of commanding officers, and the unit's location.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted.  
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA and Office of the Secretary of Defense
Variant Control Number(s): Declassification: NND-023093.
Extent: 2 data files, 2 electronic documentation files, and 1 linear inch of paper documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Armed forces
Armed forces officers
Cambodia. Forces armées nationales khmères
Cambodian War, 1970-1975
Cold war
Military missions
Names, Personal
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    Cambodia (Asia) nation

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